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Our nation is engaged in one of the most important moments of national discourse in our history. Each of us must evaluate our role in creating a better future for our community.   In this moment of change and transformation, as we reflect on the role that each of us plays in building a community that is rooted in the founding ideals of this country, the leadership of West View Media elects to take action.

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Summer 2020

From the Editor

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With help from hundreds of volunteers, advertisers, funders and cheerleaders, we have been publishing The West View since 2001 (with a six year break between 2005 - 2011). In that time, we have experienced an incredible amount of growth and change.

As our organization has grown, so has the demand on our volunteer staff. Nonetheless, we feel it is more important now than ever to continue to offer a trusted source of local news, stories, information, and commentary, so that our diverse community cannot only survive, but thrive.

In order to increase our capacity, our board of directors and I have selected a new executive director to lead the organization into the future.

I am pleased to introduce Turner C. Bitton as our executive director. Turner, our board, and I are working closely together to take West View Media into the future, to ensure that west-side community issues are known and our voices are heard.

Turner brings a wealth of community leadership, nonprofit administration experience, and drive. A native Utahn, Turner fell in love with public service at a very young age. Turner’s life has been defined by a commitment to the people around him and he spends his time in service to his community. Driven by a deep sense of compassion and justice, Turner believes in the power of bringing people together to solve complex problems. He is recognized as a leader and serves on the board of directors of over a dozen nonprofit organizations as well as in appointed positions in local and state government.

Moving forward, Turner will be the point person for advertising and administrative matters. You can reach him at or (801) 564-3860.

These changes will allow me to focus entirely on the editorial side of our work: overseeing content and managing the Community Newsrooms. You can reach me at .

A New Brand

WestViewLogo primary darkblueWe are also very excited to announce that West View Media is rebranding. Our new logo represents change, growth, and a bright future for The West View. Our new brand uses a simple and elegant aesthetic that will remain bold for a long time and be instantly recognizable.

A special thanks to Third Sun Productions for helping us create this new brand. We deeply appreciate your work.

To complement the new brand, The West View is sporting a fresh layout design. We are excited for the future and can’t express enough gratitude for all that you’ve done to support West View Media. During this unprecedented time, we want to be a source of strength and information.

Together, we are providing a voice for the West Side.

Thank you,
Charlotte Fife-Jepperson

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